Free Webinar: 2018 Legislative Preview and City Advocacy

Feb. 14—1-2 p.m.

—Register now!

What will the League be working on this session, and how can you show city priorities some love?

Tune into this Valentine’s Day webinar to hear from the League’s intergovernmental relations (IGR) team about what cities can expect when the session convenes on February 20. You’ll get up to date on the League’s work on priority issues, including:

  • Bonding dollars for water, housing, and transportation
  • Broadband policy and funding
  • City street funding
  • Housing
  • Local Government Aid (LGA) funding
  • Pension sustainability
  • And other issues important to cities

You’ll also learn how to show your love of cities at the Capitol as IGR staff help you discover how to advance these legislative priorities and work with legislators during the session.

Make a date with the IGR team this Valentine’s Day to:

  • Understand the political landscape and how the governor and legislative leaders will likely approach key decisions during the session
  • Learn about the policy development process, priority issues for the upcoming session, and how you can help shape and advocate for city policies
  • Find out ways to get the latest city legislative news and influence key issues at the legislature during the 2018 session
  • Have an opportunity to ask questions (Submit your questions to

More resources:


  • Gary Carlson, Intergovernmental Relations Director, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Heather Corcoran, Intergovernmental Relations Member Relations Coordinator, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Anne Finn, Assistant Intergovernmental Relations Director, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Craig Johnson, Intergovernmental Relations Representative, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Irene Kao, Intergovernmental Relations Counsel, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Ann Lindstrom, Intergovernmental Relations Representative, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Laura Ziegler, Senior Intergovernmental Relations Liaison, League of Minnesota Cities

    Find out more about the League’s intergovernmental relations staff.

Who should attend: Mayors, councilmembers, administrators, managers, clerks, and finance directors

Fee: Free

Date/Time: Feb. 14, 1-2 p.m.
A recording of the webinar will be posted on the League's website by the end of the day on Feb. 15.

You will be participating via the internet using GoToWebinar. An email confirmation with instructions to join the session will be sent after registration is completed.

Don’t miss the 2018 Legislative Conference for Cities!
Join your city colleagues in St. Paul on March 22 for the 2018 Legislative Conference. Put the knowledge you gain during this webinar into action as you hear updates on League priorities, explore how to advocate in an era of preemption, and discuss city priorities with your legislators. After selling out in 2017, the conference will be held at a new location, Christ on Capitol Hill Church (view map), just one block from the League and across the street from the Capitol.